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AIA Atlanta Residential Design Awards

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About RDA

Held each fall, the Resdiential Design Awards recognizes excellence in built work designed by AIA Atlanta members and other Georgia-registered architects. RDA comprises six award categories and entries can be located anywhere in the world.

General criteria

Each entry must be a commissioned project and the entrant must have had the primary design responsibility. A project may be entered into only one category. The jury will award at least one Honor and/or Merit for overall design excellence in each of the categories:

  • Category one: Multifamily – Less Than 50 Units
  • Category two: Mixed-use – Over 50 Units
  • Category three: Single-family – Nontraditional
  • Category four: Single-family – Traditional
  • Category five: Renovations/Adaptive Reuse -Less Than 5,000 sq ft
  • Category six: Renovations/Adaptive Reuse – Over 5,000 sq ft


Submssions are expected to open in late June 2020.


Split Box House by DiG Architects
2018 Merit Award Winner, Single-family: Nontraditional
Photo: Alexander Herring